happy australia day 

the socceroos kicked off australia day celebrations with six goals against uzbekistan in the asian cup semi-finals. the uzbeks, who had played well in the tournament, were smashed by a rampant australian team. the socceroos scored two goals in the first half and one early in the second. after uzbekistan were reduced to 10 men, [...]

travel diary – day 425 

day 421 – anzac day – the ferry departed early so we had to leave before daybreak. however, four girls from our hotel had come home drunk and didn’t wake up on time. the hotel owner banged on their door to wake them up and we got going late. we reached the ferry only minutes [...]

travel diary – day 95 

day 91 – i woke up late and walked around khao san road for a while. i ended up sitting at one of the outdoor cafes enjoying  a beer and reading my book. i also inquired about the price of a tattoo from the tattooist near the cafe. after that, i went to ploy’s house. we [...]

adelaide united reach acl final 

adelaide united have become the first aussie team to reach an asian champions league final. the south australian team beat uzbekistan team bunyodkor 3:1 (aggregate) to reach the final, against japan’s gamba osaka. adelaide won the first game against bunyodkor 3:0 and traveled to uzbekistan with a big lead. they lost the return match 1:0, [...]